SE - Secondary Athletics Championship

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Postponed

Organised by

Sydney East Schools Sports Association

Sport type

Secondary Athletics

Date

Tuesday, 27 July 2021 to Wednesday, 28 July 2021

Method of entry

Zone team

Entry

Zone - Zone team lists need to be provided to the Sydney East convener as soon as possible following the zone championships (prior to Monday 19 July).

Cost info

$7.00 per student

Note

This event includes specific activities for people with disabilities who are classified through the appropriate sport association

Quick information

Please note students will need to hand in their completed consent form (available from your school) to register their attendance.

 

Trials/events are subject to change as a result of any updates to Covid-19 guidelines and restrictions issued by NSW Health.

Event venue

Sylvania Waters Athletics Field

Street address

Belgrave Esplanade

Suburb

Sylvania Waters

State

NSW

Post Code

2224

Wet Weather Information: refer to the Sydney East Schools Sports Association Facebook page.

Sydney East Schools Sports Association sporting values are defined as: respect, team work, excellence, fair play.

Team Member Financial Obligations:

Team members who are deemed to be unfinancial will be ineligible for selection until they have met their financial obligations. Individuals in the secondary program will also be ineligible for consideration to receive an association blue.

Students must compete at the Sydney East championships in order to allow them to be considered for selection in the Sydney East team to compete at the state championships, unless they are:

i) competing at a higher level school sporting competition.

In this case, a request for consideration for inclusion in the Sydney East team must be presented to the convener at least one week prior to the Sydney East championship. This is to be verified/endorsed by the student's Principal and Zone/District convener listing the student's Zone/District performance. 

The student’s Zone/District performance will be scored against the competitors at the Sydney East championship. Inclusion in the Sydney East team under these circumstances is subject to meeting the relevant NSWPSSA/NSWCHSSA entry processes. Submitting a consideration for inclusion does not guarantee inclusion in the Sydney East team.

ii) the first three place getters will be considered for selection into the Sydney East representative team. In case of a tie for third place the convener shall determine selection for the third position using the following criteria:

a) field: the tie will be resolved at the event.

b) track: heat and semi-final times will first be considered. If the tie is still not resolved the position will be resolved by the toss of a coin.

iii) if the prevailing conditions preclude the coordination of an event at the venue on the day, competitors will be invited to submit times/heights/distances to be considered. These submitted entry marks may be from the zone championships, or may be from competitions endorsed by NSW/Australian affiliated athletics championships. However, they must have been achieved in the same year of competition prior to the Sydney East championships, and must be ratified by the school principal of the school that the student attends as well as the zone convener.

Please note: A request for consideration of entry by submission does not necessarily result in a student being selected in the Sydney East team to compete at the NSWCHSSA championships. 

Entry:

Bligh, Eastern Suburbs and Sutherland Zones

These zone sport associations may nominate three competitors in the following events: 100m, 200m, 400m & hurdles, irrespective of times.

All other events permit two competitors, irrespective of times and including relays. 

More athletes may be nominated per event, provided qualifying standards are met by all athletes at the 2019 zone carnival.

Note: Qualifying nomination must be through the Zone Convener only and sent with the rest of the results.

Port Hacking and St George Zones

These zone sport associations may nominate four competitors in the following events: 100m, 200m, 400m & hurdles, irrespective of times.

All other events permit three competitors, irrespective of times and including relays.

More athletes may be nominated per event, provided qualifying standards are met by all athletes at the 2019 zone carnival.

Note: Qualifying nomination must be through the Zone Convener only and sent with the rest of the results.

Steeple Chase and Pentathlon:  Nominations will be taken (the two days of competition up to 12 noon on the second day) at Sylvania Waters Athletics Field for these events.

Zones are responsible for team selection.

Championship Organisation:
1. All track events will be run as time trials. The fastest times will determine the place getters in each event.
2. In all field events competitors shall have three attempts only.
3. All 400m events will be conducted on day 1 of the championships 27 July 2021.
Students with Disabilities: The NSWCHSSA encourages students with intellectual, physical and sensory disabilities to participate in the athletics program. Contact should be made with the executive officer to ascertain procedures for inclusion in such events by two weeks prior to the championships. 

Download the multi-class entry form (PDF 356KB).

NSWCHSSA Championships: The Sydney East team to compete at the NSWCHSSA state championships will be selected and announced following the Sydney East athletics championships. They will be held on 25 - 27 August 2021 at Sydney Olympic Park Athletic Centre Homebush.

The selection of the Sydney East team will be advised.

Apparel: Sydney East apparel will be available for purchase at the championships.

Officials: Applications are called for officials. The teacher application form must be completed and returned by one week prior to the championships.

Applications are to be completed online using DASH - Register and apply here - DASH home page.

Social Media Policy:
The Sydney East Schools Sports Association recognises the importance of social media and participating in these conversations. We encourage the staff, students and their families in the Sydney East SSA to build safe and positive online communities through the appropriate use of technology. We encourage the promotion of the positive experiences gained as a representative of Sydney East Schools Sports Association including through social media.

 

Download the Secondary Athletics Program of Events (PDF 510KB).

Position Full Name School Name Email Phone
Convener Dave Haggart Kogarah High School david.haggart@det.nsw.edu.au 9587 5815
Assistant Convener Gordon Moncrieff St George Girls High School sidney.moncrieff@det.nsw.edu.au 9587 5902